25 Great DIY Christmas Tree Stands And Bases

great diy christmas tree stands and bases

Less than a month is left before Christmas, and I know that some of you have already decided to put a tree. Putting it is a god idea but how can you secure it? This article will help because it tells about DIY tree stands and bases. If you wanna add a rustic touch to the décor, make a wooden box tree base and fill it with sand or any other substance to secure the tree. For a natural touch use a basket as a tree base filling it with something, or make a faux wood slice base. Read the tutorials below and choose your base!

Galvanized Christmas tree collar

Buy a simple galvanized tub. Using a drill, put a whole in the base of the tub and remove this base using a jigsaw.  Split the bucket down the side to make the collar safe to use. (via chiccalifornia.com)

Buy a simple galvanized tub. Using a drill, put a whole in the base of the tub and remove this base using a jigsaw. Split the bucket down the side to make the collar safe to use. (via chiccalifornia.com)

Mirrored stand

Measure your tree stand and make a plywood box that could hide it. Buy four mirrors cut to size two will need to be square, two with one side one inch longer. Fix them to the box using wood glue and clamps. (via www.atthepicketfence.com)

Measure your tree stand and make a plywood box that could hide it. Buy four mirrors cut to size two will need to be square, two with one side one inch longer. Fix them to the box using wood glue and clamps. (via www.atthepicketfence.com)

Jut wrapped tire stand

Take an old tire and apply thick jute rope to it using a glue gun.
(via www.ellaclaireinspired.com)

Take an old tire and apply thick jute rope to it using a glue gun. (via www.ellaclaireinspired.com)

North Pole crate

This is a simple woodworking project from pallet boards. Even though it is quite quick you'll need some tools for it. (via theturquoisehome.com)

This is a simple woodworking project from pallet boards. Even though it is quite quick you'll need some tools for it. (via theturquoisehome.com)

Basket Christmas tree skirt

Buy a cheap but large basket. Remove its handles and the bottom. Put the standard issue stand inside and you're good to go. (via inmyownstyle.com)

Buy a cheap but large basket. Remove its handles and the bottom. Put the standard issue stand inside and you're good to go. (via inmyownstyle.com)

Scrap Wood Crate Box

If you have a ton of pieces of scrap lumber lying around then this project is for you. Even though the sorting process won't be easy but Kreg jig would help to assemble the crate when it's done. (via www.thekimsixfix.com)

If you have a ton of pieces of scrap lumber lying around then this project is for you. Even though the sorting process won't be easy but Kreg jig would help to assemble the crate when it's done. (via www.thekimsixfix.com)

Wood Christmas tree base plan

This is an amazing step by step plan from Any White. For the project you'll need cedar fence pickets and a nail gun. (via www.ana-white.com)

This is an amazing step by step plan from Any White. For the project you'll need cedar fence pickets and a nail gun. (via www.ana-white.com)

Storage box bin

Buy a large red storage box. Put your standard Christmas tree stand inside and wrap the box with a piece of quilt batting to look like snow. (via sewmanyways.blogspot.ru)

Buy a large red storage box. Put your standard Christmas tree stand inside and wrap the box with a piece of quilt batting to look like snow. (via sewmanyways.blogspot.ru)

Recycled tire Christmas tree base

Spray paint your old tire with several coats of good paint (aqua color in this case). A standard tree stand should fit nicely in it. (via lollyjane.com)

Spray paint your old tire with several coats of good paint (aqua color in this case). A standard tree stand should fit nicely in it. (via lollyjane.com)

Metal Christmas tree skirt

Buy a small roll of metal sheet flashing. Cut it using metal scissors and duct tape along the edges. Apply burlap fabric to it using spray glue.  (via inmyownstyle.com)

Buy a small roll of metal sheet flashing. Cut it using metal scissors and duct tape along the edges. Apply burlap fabric to it using spray glue. (via inmyownstyle.com)

Rustic Christmas tree box with a twist

Make a wooden box, attach casters to its bottom and apply wooden snowflakes to it. You'll get yourself an awesome movable tree stand. (via studiograyhouse.com)

Make a wooden box, attach casters to its bottom and apply wooden snowflakes to it. You'll get yourself an awesome movable tree stand. (via studiograyhouse.com)

Enamel dish pan tree base

This is a super simple, vintage solution for a small tabletop tree. (via kinserhome.blogspot.ru)

This is a super simple, vintage solution for a small tabletop tree. (via kinserhome.blogspot.ru)

Concrete urn base

This is a quite strait-forward solution for a large Christmas tree. (via www.huntedinterior.com)

This is a quite strait-forward solution for a large Christmas tree. (via www.huntedinterior.com)

Tree stand cover with frames

This DIY cover is a very original idea perfect for glam and chic interiors. Picture frames are connected with each other using a cardboard and hide the whole standard ugly stand. (via inmyownstyle.com)

This DIY cover is a very original idea perfect for glam and chic interiors. Picture frames are connected with each other using a cardboard and hide the whole standard ugly stand. (via inmyownstyle.com)

Christmas tree planter

Cover a terra cotta planter with manila roping and fill with concrete. (via sweetsomethingdesign.blogspot.ru)

Cover a terra cotta planter with manila roping and fill with concrete. (via sweetsomethingdesign.blogspot.ru)

Rustic looking Christmas tree stand box

Grab some old 2x4s from your basement and got started! Cut them in size and nail together. Just don't forget to add short supports inside of the box. (via thegoldensycamore)

Grab some old 2x4s from your basement and got started! Cut them in size and nail together. Just don't forget to add short supports inside of the box. (via thegoldensycamore)

Christmas tree basket stand

Don't like the look of a standard issue metal stand? Cover it with am abaca woven storage bin. It's easy and quick to make and looks good, right? (via make-haus)

Don't like the look of a standard issue metal stand? Cover it with am abaca woven storage bin. It's easy and quick to make and looks good, right? (via make-haus)

Santa tree stand

To make this stand you'll need a big cardboard box. Wrap it with a fleece throw and tie the ribbon around it to hold it in place.  (via livingandlearningwithluisa)

To make this stand you'll need a big cardboard box. Wrap it with a fleece throw and tie the ribbon around it to hold it in place. (via livingandlearningwithluisa)

Upcycled tree base

Grab an outdoor urn. Spray paint it into some metallic color. Prepare a piece of PVC pipe to support the tree. Mix a bag of concrete and pour it into the urn. Put the pipe in the middle and let the concrete dry. You'll get yourself a very stable and stylish base for your Christmas tree (via awelldressedlife)

Grab an outdoor urn. Spray paint it into some metallic color. Prepare a piece of PVC pipe to support the tree. Mix a bag of concrete and pour it into the urn. Put the pipe in the middle and let the concrete dry. You'll get yourself a very stable and stylish base for your Christmas tree (via awelldressedlife)

Christmas tree crate

To make this rustic tree stand you'll need some wood, some stain and sponge paintbrush. (via 504main)

To make this rustic tree stand you'll need some wood, some stain and sponge paintbrush. (via 504main)

Natural tree stump Christmas stand

All you need is a stump, drill, and a paddle bit of the size of your tree’s center post. Using the drill bor a hole in the center of the stump, insert the tree there and you’re done! (via shelterness)

All you need is a stump, drill, and a paddle bit of the size of your tree’s center post. Using the drill bor a hole in the center of the stump, insert the tree there and you’re done! (via shelterness)

Modern and easy tree stand

Pick a large enough but good looking planter or a bucket. Fill it with rocks and it'll be sturdy enough even for a large fir tree. (via themoderndiylife)

Pick a large enough but good looking planter or a bucket. Fill it with rocks and it'll be sturdy enough even for a large fir tree. (via themoderndiylife)

Birch tree stand

This is a perfect solution for artificial Christmas trees. An elegant stand made from the stump of a birch tree would add a natural touch to it. (via marthastewart)

This is a perfect solution for artificial Christmas trees. An elegant stand made from the stump of a birch tree would add a natural touch to it. (via marthastewart)

Smple Christmas tree stand

Even simple wood scraps could look quite interesting.

Even simple wood scraps could look quite interesting.

Gift tree base

Hide your stand with a cardboard moving box and apply wrapping paper around it. (via dreamalittlebigger)

Hide your stand with a cardboard moving box and apply wrapping paper around it. (via dreamalittlebigger)

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